James Costos

Position: Director

Type: Independent

First appointment: 09/10/20


Mr. James Costos is an American diplomat who holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts. He has an extensive professional career and accredited experience in different sectors, including international relations and the digital and communications sectors. From 2013 to 2017, he was the U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain and the Principality of Andorra. He is currently the President of Grupo Secuoya Studios in Madrid, He is a member of the Board of Directors of PJT Partners, a firm providing financial advisory services in investment banking; Senior Advisor of F.C. Barcelona and Senior Managing Director in the Venture Technology Group at Dentons. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of AmCham Spain, as well as of three technology companies focused on artificial intelligence, teleportation and digital transparency. Additionally, he is a member of the Atlantic Council on Foreign Relations and the International Council of the Reina Sofia Museum Foundation.